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FSP meeting: Understanding and combating the rise of reaction in Brazil
January 23 @ 6:30 pm
2019 begins with Brazil’s far-right President-elect, Jair Bolsonaro, assuming office. This meeting will examine the conditions that led to his election, discuss what it means for Brazil’s multi-hued working class, Indigenous people, women and LGBTIQ community and explore the potential for effective resistance.
- Si Aguilar, indigenous Brazilian feminist and teacher, who grew up in a poor community of Belo Horizonte
- Loan Cardoso, communist and supporter of the Brazilian Socialist and Freedom Party (PSOL), Bolivarian tendency
- Debbie Brennan, organiser against the far right and emerging fascists, longtime unionist and member of the Freedom Socialist Party
Dinner will be served at 6:30 pm for a $10 donation, and the discussion commences at 7 pm.